|History of Farming in Ontario - C. C. James|
LibriVox recording of History of Farming in Ontario, by C. C. James. Read by Esther. This paper takes the reader through the early settlement from 1783 to the modern period of 1888-1912. We see how farming and farm industries developed and how the population was distributed during these times. We see the trends of settlers moving into the urban centers instead of rural and how the farm industries (making cheese, butter, wool, etc) move off the farm to the city factories...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; history; non-fiction; advice; nature; science; instruction
|The Adventures of Pinocchio - C. Collodi|
Librivox recording of The Adventures of Pinocchio by C. Collodi and translated by Carol della Chiesa. Read by LibriVox volunteers. The Adventures of Pinocchio is a novel for children by Italian author Carlo Collodi (here transl. by Carol della Chiesa). The first half was published in serial form between 1881 and 1883, and then completed as a book for children in February 1883. It is about the mischievous adventures of Pinocchio, an animated marionette, and his poor father, a woodcarver named Gep...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 805,738 (1 review)
|Le avventure di Pinocchio - C. Collodi|
A Librivox recording of Le avventure di Pinocchio by C. Collodi. Read in Italian by Simona. Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino è il titolo del romanzo ottocentesco che ha come protagonista un notissimo personaggio di finzione, appunto Pinocchio, burattino di legno al centro di celeberrime avventure. Si tratta di un classico della cosiddetta letteratura per ragazzi e fu scritto nel 1881 da Collodi (pseudonimo dello scrittore Carlo Lorenzini)...
|The Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel - C. F. W. Walther|
LibriVox recording of The Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel by C. F. W. Walther, Translated by W. H. T. Dau. Read in English by Jonathan Lange. From September 12, 1884 through November 6, 1885, C.F.W. Walther delivered a series of 39 Friday evening lectures to his students at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. Unlike his doctrinal lectures during the school day, these lectures were intimate and informal...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Lutheran; christian; pastoral; doctrine; biblical; lectures
|The Austra--laise - C. J. Dennis|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 6 recordings of The Austra--laise by C.J.Dennis. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for January 13, 2013. THE AUSTRALAISE is a poem composed by C.J. Dennis, widely considered to the poet laureate of vernacular verse in Australia. It first appeared in his collection, Backblock Ballads and Other Verses, the first edition of which was published in 1913. A source from which Dennis drew inspiration was W.T...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; historical fiction; humor; war stories
|The Glugs of Gosh - C. J. Dennis|
LibriVox recording of Glugs of Gosh by C. J. Dennis, in the public domain. First published in 1917, The Glugs of Gosh satirizes Australian life at the start of the twentieth century - but the absurdities it catalogs seem just as prevalent at the start of the twenty-first. The foolishness of kings, the arrogance of the elite, the gullibility of crowds, the pride of the self-righteous, the unthinking following of tradition - all find themselves the targets of C...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; poetry; humour
Downloads: 17,310 (1 review)
|A Ruined Reversolet - C. J. Dennis|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of A Ruined Reversolet by C. J. Dennis. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 28, 2012. Clarence James Dennis was an Australian poet and journalist. In his varied career, he worked as a barman, shearer, solicitor's clerk, newspaper proprietor and (as do many Australians) a civil servant, before settling down in a rural retreat at Toolangi, in the Dandenong Ranges, east of Melbourne...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; poetry; humor; nature
|The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke - C. J. Dennis|
LibriVox recording of The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke by C. J. Dennis. Read by Algy Pug. The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The book sold over 60,000 copies in nine editions within the first year, and is probably one of the highest selling verse novels ever published in Australia. The novel tells the story of Bill, a larrikin of the Little Lonsdale Street Push, who is introduced to a young woman by the name of Doreen...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; romance; adventure; myths/legends
Downloads: 3,608 (1 review)
|Toen Dik Trom een Jongen Was - C. Joh. Kieviet|
LibriVox opname van Toen Dik Trom een Jongen Was, van C. Joh. Kieviet. Gelezen door Bart de Leeuw. Dit is het derde van zes boeken over Dik Trom. We volgen de avonturen van de nu twaalfjarige Dik en zijn vrienden Piet van Dril en Jan Vos. Zijn aardsvijanden Bruin Boon en veldwachter Flipsen zijn ook weer van de partij. Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere bestandsformaten: ga naar de LibriVox catalogus pagina voor deze ...
Keywords: Librivox; audioboek; kinderboek; jongensboek; Dik Trom
|Vegetarianism and Occultism - C. W. Leadbeater|
LibriVox recording of Vegetarianism and Occultism, by C. W. Leadbeater. Read by Andrea Fiore. How does occultism regard vegetarianism? It regards it very favorably, and that for many reasons. These reasons may be divided into two classes: those which are ordinary and physical, and those which are occult or hidden. Let us see in detail why a vegetarian diet is emphatically the purest and the best. (Summary from Vegetarianism and Occultism) For further information, including links to online text, ...
Keywords: vegetarianism; vegetarian; occultism; diet; health; food; librivox; audiobook
|The Publisher - C.J. Dennis|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of The Publisher by C.J. Dennis. This was the weekly poetry project for June 28th, 2009. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. Download M4B (15MB)
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poetry; poem
|The Golden Silence - C.N and A.M. Williamson|
LibriVox recording of The Golden Silence, by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson. Trying to get away from an engagement he had got himself into more or less against his will, Stephen Knight travels to Algiers to visit his old friend Nevill. On the Journey there he meets the charming and beautiful Victoria. She is on her way to Algiers to search for her sister, who had disappeared years ago after marrying an Arab nobleman...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; desert; africa; kidnapping
Downloads: 4,155 (1 review)
|The Princess Passes - C.N. & A.M. Williamson|
LibriVox recording of The Princess Passes by C.N. & A.M. Williamson, Read by Grant Hurlock An American heiress nicknamed the Manitou Princess (after her daddy's richest silver mine) is devastated to find that her fiancé only loves her money, so she does what anyone might do: she bolts for Europe. Though professing hatred of all men, she soon falls in with a just-jilted English lord, aptly named Monty Lane, who is attempting to walk off a broken heart of his own...
Keywords: fiction; romance; princess; williamson; audiobooks; librivox
|Spirits in Bondage: a cycle of lyrics - C.S. Lewis|
Librivox recording of Spirits in Bondage: a cycle of lyrics, by C.S. Lewis. Read by Robert Garrison Spirits in Bondage is C.S. Lewis's first book and the first of his works to be available in the public domain. It was released in 1919 under the pseudonym of Clive Hamilton and was written in a period of darker thought for C.S. Lewis than was later evidenced in his Christian apologist writings. The darkness of the verse is most evident in Part One (The Prison House), begins to change in the short ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; poetry
Downloads: 79,554 (1 review)
|Apis Mellifica - C.W. Wolf|
LibriVox recording of Apis Mellifica, by C. W. Wolf Read by Marie Daum Wolf's essay considers the homeopathic medicine Apis Mellifica, or the poison of the honey bee, as a therapeutic agent based on his experience as a practicing physician. (Summary by Marie Daum) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: nature; science; bees; honey; homeopathy; medicine; librivox; audiobook; nonfiction
|Caedmon's Hymn - Caedmon|
LibriVox recording of Caedmon's Hymn. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Cædmon was an Anglo-Saxon herdsman attached to the double monastery of Streonæshalch (657–681). Originally ignorant of the art of song, Cædmon learned to compose one night in the course of a dream. Cædmon’s only known surviving work is Cædmon’s Hymn, the nine-line alliterative vernacular praise poem in honour of the Christian god he supposedly learned to sing in his initial dream...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook
|Commentaries on the Gallic War - Caesar, Gaius Julius|
LibriVox recording of Commentaries on the Gallic War, by Gaius Julius Caesar. Commentarii de Bello Gallico (English: Commentaries on the Gallic War) is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a third-person narrative. In it Caesar describes the battles and intrigues that took place in the nine years he spent fighting local armies in Gaul that opposed Roman domination. The work has been a mainstay in the teaching of Latin to schoolchildren, its simple, direct prose lendin...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; Latin literature; Caesar; Gaul; Gallic war
Downloads: 28,576 (1 review)
|To Lesbia - Caius Valerius Catullus|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 different recordings of To Lesbia by Caius Valerius Catullus (translation by Richard Burton.) This was the weekly poetry project for the week of August 5th, 2007. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/to-lesbia-by-caius-valerius-catullus/. For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; poetry
|Uncle Josh's Punkin Centre Stories - Cal Stewart|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Josh's Punkin Centre Stories, by Cal Stewart. Read by Philip Martin. A collection of comedic short stories from the perspective of an old country man. (Summary by Philip Martin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; wit; folksy humor; comedy; america; USA; short story; Punkin Centre; Stewart
|George Washington - Calista McCabe Courtenay|
LibriVox recording of George Washington, by Calista McCabe Courtenay. Read by Bill Boerst. In this biography for young people, Calista McCabe Courtenay takes the reader from George Washington the surveyor to his early military career, first as a colonel in the Virgina militia and then as a member of General Braddock'a staff during the French and Indian War. He later commanded the Virginia forces before joining the First Continental Congress...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; biography; United States history
|Omega: The Last Days of the World - Camille Flammarion|
LibriVox recording of Omega: The Last Days of the World, by Camille Flammarion. Omega: The Last Days of the World is a science fiction novel by astronomer Camille Flammarion. On 25th century Earth, a comet is on a path to collide with the Earth ending it all. Astronomers predict different scenarios as to how they will all die depending on the chemical composition of the comet. Omega probes the philosophical and political consequences that arise as the human race faces the end of the world...
Keywords: comet; catastrophe; apocalypse; science fiction; astronomy; collision; audio; librivox; French scientist
|Noites de insomnia, offerecidas a quem não póde dormir, volume 1 - Camilo Castelo Branco|
LibriVox recording of Noites de insomnia, offerecidas a quem não póde dormir, volume 1, by Camilo Castelo Branco. Camilo Castelo Branco foi o primeiro escritor português a conseguir viver dos seus trabalhos literários. Apesar desta situação poder condicionar a sua escrita, Camilo conseguiu manter o seu estilo muito próprio que o levou a ser considerado um dos mais importantes escritores da literatura portuguesa...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; sátira; castelo branco; Portuguese
|Amor de Perdição - Camilo Castelo Branco|
LibriVox recording of Amor de Perdição by Camilo Castelo Branco. Read in Portuguese by Sandra Luna Amor de Perdição é uma das obras mais marcantes de Camilo, um dos mais importantes e proliferos romancistas portugueses. Inspirado nos amores de Romeu e Julieta, Camilo conta-nos a história do amor proibido de seu tio Simão, de intrigas, crimes e desespero. Mas a história relata-nos também o seu próprio sofrimento, já que Camilo a escreve na Cadeia da Relação do Porto, onde está pres...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Crime; romantismo; politica; amor proibido; relações familiares
|Noites de insomnia, offerecidas a quem não póde dormir, volume 2 - Camilo Castelo Branco|
LibriVox recording of Noites de insomnia, offerecidas a quem não póde dormir, volume 2 by Camilo Castelo Branco. Read in Portuguese by Librivox volunteers. Camilo Castelo Branco foi o primeiro escritor português a conseguir viver dos seus trabalhos literários. Apesar desta situação poder condicionar a sua escrita, Camilo conseguiu manter o seu estilo muito próprio que o levou a ser considerado um dos mais importantes escritores da literatura portuguesa...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; romantismo; literatura portuguesa; contos; crítica social; camilo
|Where the Path Breaks - Captain Charles de Créspigny|
LibriVox recording of Where the Path Breaks, by Captain Charles de Créspigny. Read by Roger Melin. The soldier awakened from the brink of death eight months after his injury on the battlefield. As he slowly regained his senses and his memory, the face of a girl creeps into his mind, and he soon recalls that this girl had married him out of pity on the day he went into battle. The wedding had been a true "war wedding"."...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; romance
Downloads: 4,586 (2 reviews)
|A Description of New England - Captain John Smith|
LibriVox recording of A Description of New England, by Captain John Smith. Read by Algy Pug. Captain John Smith (c. January 1580 – June 21, 1631) Admiral of New England was an English soldier, explorer, and author. He was knighted for his services to Sigismund Bathory, Prince of Transylvania. He is remembered for his role in establishing the first permanent English settlement in North America at Jamestown, Virginia, and his brief association with the Virginia Indian girl Pocahontas during an a...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; History; nonfiction
|Fabiola or The Church of the Catacombs - Cardinal Nicholas Patrick Wiseman|
LibriVox recording of FABIOLA OR THE CHURCH OF THE CATACOMBS, by CARDINAL NICHOLAS PATRICK WISEMAN. Read by Maria Therese. This historical novel is set in Rome in the early 4th century AD, during the time of the cruel persecution of Christians under the Emperor Diocletian The heroine of the book is Fabiola, a young pagan beauty from a noble Roman family. Fabiola seems to have everything, including a superior education in the philosophers, yet under the surface, she is not content with her life...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; martryrs; Christian; Catholic; persecution
|Stand by for Mars - Carey Rockwell|
LibriVox recording of Stand by for Mars, by Carey Rockwell. Read by Sean O'Hara and Richard Kilmer. Tom Corbett - Space Cadet was one of the first multimedia sensations. In the 1950s the character had his own radio show, TV series, comic book, breakfast cereal, and a line of young-adult novels. A cross between "Tom Brown's School Days" and Horatio Hornblower (and loosely based upon Robert A. Heinlein's novel "Space Cadet"), the books follow the adventures of Tom and his friends Roger Manning and...
Keywords: librivox; Solar Guard; audiobook; public domain; OTR; Old Time Radio; Tom Corbett; Space Cadet; Science Fiction; SciFi; juvenile
|Jazz Fantasia - Carl Sandburg|
Librivox recording of Jazz Fantasia, by Carl Sandburg. As our weekly poem of 30-July-2006, "Jazz Fantasia" was a special challenge because it isn't just about jazz, it IS jazz. The rhythm is central, but not so clearly defined, so we had to play around and improvise. Every reading is unique! (Summary by LauraFox) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recordi...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; audio book; poetry; jazz; sandburg
|Cornhuskers - Carl Sandburg|
LibriVox recording of Carl Sandburg's Cornhuskers read by Betsie Bush. Carl Sandburg’s collection of 103 poems that earned a Pulitzer Prize Special Letters Award in 1919. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; literature; poetry
|Rootabaga Stories - Carl Sandburg|
Carl Sandburg is beloved by generations of children for his Rootabaga Stories and Rootabaga Pigeons (which is not in the public domain), a series of whimsical, sometimes melancholy stories he originally created for his own daughters. The Rootabaga Stories were born of Sandburg's desire for "American fairy tales" to match American childhood. He felt that the European stories involving royalty and knights were inappropriate, and so populated his stories with animals, skyscrapers, trains, corn fair...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; childrens stories; literature; humor; nonsense
|Der Korbmacher - Carl Schmied|
LibriVox recording of Der Korbmacher, by Carl Schmied. Read in German by Dirk Weber. Der Korbmacher oder vollständige Anleitung alle Korbgattungen, sowohl grobe als feine, zu machen und die letzteren durch allerlei Verzierungen, durch Beizen und Lacke, zu verschönern. Der Korbmacher ist der erste Teil des Buches Die Korb- und Strohflechtkunst und die Siebmacherei erscheinen 1843 in Weimar im Verlag B...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Hörbuch; German; deutsch; Korbmacher; Carl Schmied; Handwerk
|Vom Gyps und vom Stucco - Carl Schmied|
LibriVox recording of Vom Gyps und vom Stucco, von Carl Schmied Gelesen von Dirk Weber. Vom Gyps und vom Stucco ist eine Anleitung zur Herstellung von Gypsfiguren, nebst benötigter Formen, sowie zur Imitation des Marmors mittels Gyps, nebst leicht begreiflich dargestellter Anweisung zur Verfertigung verschiedenfarbiger Gründe. Vom Gyps und vom Stucco ist der erste Teil des Buches Die Verfertigung der Gypsfiguren und des Gypsmarmors, für Maurer und Tüncher sowie die Darstellung der Kupferfigu...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Hoerbuch; non-fiction; German; Art; Instruction
|On War (Volumes Two and Three) - Carl von Clausewitz|
LibriVox recording of On War (Volumes Two and Three) by Carl von Clausewitz. Read in English by Timothy FergusonPerhaps the most famous work on the philosophy of war, and the effective use of military force, by a European author. (Summary by Timothy Ferguson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; warfare; Carl von Clausewitz; generalship
Downloads: 2,614 (1 review)
|On War Volume 1 - Carl von Clausewitz|
LibriVox recording of On War, by Carl von Clausewitz Volume 1. Read by Timothy Ferguson (with Linda Ferguson in section 2). A classic work on military strategy by a veteran of the Napoleonic Wars. The author's style is dialectical: he makes two strong but opposing statements and then draws them together to describe many facets of war. Free of technical jargon, and suitable for modern readers. This audiobook is based on a 1909 English translation (by J.J...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; non-fiction; military strategy
Downloads: 29,425 (2 reviews)
|Sämtliche Schriften 1911-1921, Teil 2 - Carl von Ossietzky|
LibriVox recording of Sämtliche Schriften 1911-1921, Teil 2 by Carl von Ossietzky. Read in German by Rebecca Braunert-Plunkett; Carolin Ksr; RenateIngrid; Ramona Deininger-Schnabel; Karlsson; Julia Niedermaier; Rogthey; Zue Von Zob; Kanta; LordOider; Elli Carl von Ossietzky (1889-1938), Journalist, Pazifist und Friedensnobelpreisträger , zählte zu den herausragenden Persönlichkeiten in Deutschland zwischen den Weltkriegen...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Berlin; ossietzky; hamburg; nobel preis
|Sämtliche Schriften 1911-1921, Teil 1 - Carl von Ossietzky|
LibriVox recording of Sämtliche Schriften 1911-1921, Teil 1 by Carl von Ossietzky. Carl von Ossietzky (1889-1938), Journalist, Pazifist und Friedensnobelpreisträger , zählte zu den herausragenden Persönlichkeiten in Deutschland zwischen den Weltkriegen. Durch seinen investigativen Journalismus machte er in der Zeitschrift "Die Weltbühne" erstmals auf die Aufrüstung Deutschlands aufmerksam und wurde dafür 1931 wegen Spionage verurteilt...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; German; Deutsch; non fiction; Politik
|Sämtliche Schriften 1911-1921, Teil 3 - Carl von Ossietzky|
LibriVox recording of Sämtliche Schriften 1911-1921, Teil 3 by Carl von Ossietzky. Read in German by Shanty; keltoi; Julia Niedermaier; Bernd Ungerer; heeheekitty; mindfulheart; Availle; Larry Greene; DomBombadil; leserchen Carl von Ossietzky (1889-1938), Journalist, Pazifist und Friedensnobelpreisträger , zählte zu den herausragenden Persönlichkeiten in Deutschland zwischen den Weltkriegen...
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|Mr. Wicker's Window - Carley Dawson|
Librivox recording of Mr. Wicker's Window by Carley Dawson. Read by LibriVox volunteers. When twelve-year-old Chris entered Mr. Wicker's shop to inquire about a job for his friend, something about old Mr. Wicker forced him to take the job himself. Chris found himself the pupil of Mr. Wicker, not the old man he first saw, but a powerful man in his forties--a magician. Chris learned how to turn himself into a fish, a bird, a fly, and with a magic rope he learned to make a boat or even an elephant...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; children's fiction; magic; adventure
Downloads: 6,044 (6 reviews)
|Mr Wicker's Window version 2 - Carley Dawson|
LibriVox recording of Mr Wicker's Window, by Carley Dawson. Read by Arthur Piantadosi When Christopher Mason walked into Mr. Wicker's antique shop, he had no idea he would soon be embarking on a marvellous journey to China to find a wonderful tree made of jewels. He had no idea that Mr. Wicker was a magician and could travel through time. And that the tree was sought by others, not least among them the murderous Claggett Chew, a merchant in port and a pirate on the high seas, who also had knowle...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; children; fiction; magic; pirates
Downloads: 4,158 (1 review)
|The Adventures of Pinocchio - Carlo Collodi|
LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Pinocchio, by Carlo Collodi. Translated by Carol Della Chiesa. Read by Mark F. Smith. Do today's children still learn what a "marionette" is? The beloved story of Pinocchio may represent a last lingering picture of a world not dominated by plastic or electronic toys. Pinocchio is a puppet made from a piece of wood that curiously could talk even before being carved...
Keywords: librivox; adventure; children; fairy-tales
|Pinocchio - Carlo Collodi|
LibriVox recording of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. (Translated by Carol Della Chiesa.) Read in English by Phil Chenevert This is the wonderful story of Pinocchio, the puppet who must learn many lessons before he can become a real boy. Carved by a woodcarver named Geppetto in a small Italian village, he dreamed of becoming a real boy but strays from the path of goodness many times and is very willing to listen to temptation...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; children; Italian; puppet
|Light and Peace: Instructions for Devout Souls to Dispel Their Doubts and Allay Their Fears - Carlo Giuseppe Quadrupani|
LibriVox recording of Light and Peace: Instructions for Devout Souls to Dispel Their Doubts and Allay Their Fears, by Carlo Giuseppe Quadrupani. Read by Dave7. Padre Quadrupani was an Italian priest and member of the Clerics Regular of St. Paul, also known as the Barnabites, from their association with St. Barnabas Catholic Church in Milan, Italy. Quadrupani's spirituality is based on that of the illustrious Doctor of the Church, St...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; religion; Catholic; spiritual life; Christian life; piety; Francis de Sales
|The Mistress of the Inn (La locandiera) - Carlo Goldoni|
LibriVox recording of The Mistress of the Inn (La locandiera) by Carlo Goldoni. (Translated by Merle Pierson.) Mirandolina runs an inn in Florence alone with only the help of her loyal employee Fabricius, and all of her guests are in love with her. The wealthy but only newly aristocratic Count D’Albafiorita and the impoverished but noble Marquis di Forlipopoli vie for her affections while debating the respective value of wealth and nobility (and insulting each other a good deal along the way)...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; comedy; social class; Goldoni; gender; italian comedy; 18th century comedy
|La Locandiera - Carlo Goldoni|
LibriVox recording of La Locandiera, by Carlo Goldoni. La locandiera è una commedia scritta da Carlo Goldoni nel 1751. La storia si incentra sulle vicende di Mirandolina, un'attraente e astuta giovane donna che gestisce a Firenze, con l'aiuto del suo cameriere Fabrizio, una locanda ereditata dal padre. (Riassunto di Wikipedia) Personaggi: Il Cavaliere di Ripafratta - Filippo Gioachin Il Marchese di Forlipopoli - Isairon Il Conte d'Albafiorita - Algy Pug Mirandolina, locandiera - Dolcinea Ortens...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; drama; teatro italiano; commedia; Goldoni
|Detailed Minutiae of Soldier Life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865 - Carlton McCarthy|
The author, who fought as a private in the Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War, describes the Confederate soldier’s daily struggles with hunger, illness, fear, and the perils of combat; as well as his pride of service, love of comrades, and courage in the face of overwhelming odds (summary by D. Leeson). For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this rec...
Keywords: librivox; memoir; history; civil war; confederate states of america; virginia (state)
|The Seven Sleuths' Club - Carol Norton|
LibriVox recording of The Seven Sleuths' Club by Carol Norton. Read by SamR Some girls from a day school started a club called Spread Sunshine Club, but change the name when they decide to find some mysteries to solve. They add another girl to their club and before they realize a mystery has began! This is a book by the same author of Bobs, a Girl Detective. She had another writing name. (Summary by peppersnoodles93) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RS...
Keywords: Mystery; Teen; Kids; Solving; Puzzle
|Märchen - Caroline Auguste Fischer|
LibriVox recording of Märchen, by Caroline Auguste Fischer. Read in German by Hokuspokus. Caroline Auguste Fischer geb. Venturini war eine deutsche Schriftstellerin und Frauenrechtlerin. Sie schreibt mit viel Witz und Ironie. In ihren Märchen karikiert sie die Marotten ihren Mitmenschen und nimmt die Affektiertheit des Hoflebens aufs Korn. (Summary by Wikipedia und Hokuspokus) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Hörbuch; German; deutsch; Fischer; Märchen
|French History for English Children - Caroline Emelia Stephen|
LibriVox recording of French History for English Children by Caroline Emelia Stephen. A history of France from Ancient Gaul up until 1880, written in short easy to comprehend chapters aimed at teaching English children. (Summary by Guero) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; history; france; children
|The Dude Wrangler - Caroline Lockhart|
LibriVox recording of The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart. Read in English by Bellona TimesSpoiled, handsome, 24 year old Easterner meets pretty, no-nonsense gal from Wyoming, is instantly smitten and does a sea-change to try and impress her in this genial romantic comedy. - Summary by BellonaTimes For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; romance; western